On Monday, April 30th, 2018 around 01:30 pm, Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to the 1000 block of Clarence in an effort to arrest a subject wanted on a parole absconder warrant. Officers had intelligence information that the subject may be armed. Officers were able to confirm that the wanted subject was inside a residence in the area. Officers surrounded the residence and attempted to call-out the suspect to take him into custody. Public Safety Officers, with the assistance of the K9 Team, were able to make contact with the suspect in an attempt to de-escalate the situation. The suspect surrendered and was taken into custody without incident a short time later. The suspect was identified as a 28 year old Kalamazoo resident. The suspect was arrested on the outstanding warrant, as well as, charges of felon in possession of a firearm. He was lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail.
Public Safety encourages anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 337-8994, Silent Observer at 343-2100 or report online at www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt Danielle Guilds
Date: Monday, April 30, 2018
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Pkwy. Suite A, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Brad Misner, Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team, 269-337-8880